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ountain View High School senior Dani Grant set herself a tall challenge this summer: Take a group of fifth- through eighthgraders at Willow Oaks Elementary in Menlo Park who had never performed in a musical, and turn their cacophony into melody — with no props, no sets, no costumes, and zero funding. “What It Means To Be A Friend”
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She started by choosing a story. “13 the Musical” follows “Evan,” a 12-year-old boy forced to move to New York in the wake of his parents’ divorce. With an upcoming bar mitzvah, he decides the only way to throw a successful party in a town where no one knows his name is to convince the cool kids to come, even if that hurts the feelings of the unpopular masses. The musical details Evan’s struggles to balance popularity and friendship, romance and geekdom, manipulation and integrity — the same issues confronting Willow Oaks students as they face the leap into high school. After securing a license to stage “13,” Dani decided to ask if any schools in the Ravenswood School District were interested. An initial agreement with Cesar Chavez Academy fell through right before rehearsals were to start, but she found another home for her project, this time at Willow Oaks, which has no room for a music program in its budget. But the school had a key element — support in the form of after-school program coordinator Mauricio Rodriguez. Continued on page 35
On the cover: Alex Cabrera, 11, right, sings with Jesus Magaña, 12, left, and Diana Bautista, 11, back, at Willow Oaks Elementary School in Menlo Park. On this page: Clockwise from top left: Megan Conville, left, listens as Dani Grant (right, and in inset below), founder of the musical theater project, rehearses with student actors.
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Y R A T N E M E L E L O O H SC CAL MUSI Continued from page 33
Dani had the school and the musical; now she needed the students. “The Lamest Place in the World”
Musical theater isn’t on the list of things “cool kids” do. Dani got worried the first time she and a group of volunteers visited Willow Oaks to invite kids to perform. “A few students stood up, but were immediately shot down by their peers, who made fun of them,” Dani said. “For the first 10 minutes, we had no students.” Now they have 16 students who rehearse up to four times a week. And too cool to sing or not, classmates wander in to watch. To be sure, the performers’ motivations vary. “It beats doing homework,” said Jesus Magaña, 12, who sings a solo as “Archie.” However, he’s discovered that a lot of studying goes into performing, too. “The hardest part has been learning the song,” he said. Others possess a flair for the dramatic. Sixth-grader Diana Bautista plays a leading role as “Kendra,” and looked as comfortable onstage as any American Idol contestant as she danced.
At each rehearsal, the high school student directors set goals for each actor to meet, dangling a reward of stickers. Some days, Dani said, the goal is, “We have to be able to hear you on the other side of the cafeteria!” Or, as was the case on Wednesday, Nov. 10, “Sitting on the stage and not getting up once!” The stickers provided enough motivation to keep the cast in one place, although they still managed to dance even while sitting down. If maintaining harmony onstage requires strategy, so does keeping order offstage. At the Almanac’s request Dani, started a journal about the rehearsals. The entry for Tuesday, Nov. 9, read in part: “Although what was happening onstage was good work, offstage was the land of chaos. This time, we planned ahead for this, and brought a giant tub of stickers, markers and paper for the kids to make thank-you cards for Mauricio. Besides having to sometimes pry the stickers out of the students’ hands to get them to go onstage, this method was largely successful!” In 40 minutes, she wrote, they completed a run-through, a stack of “thank you” cards, and personal makeovers, as the students
Clockwise from top left: Michelle Salinas, 11, center, rehearses with fellow actors. From left, Layla Kovacevic, 17, rehearses with Diana Bautista, 11, Michelle Salinas, 11, and Fernanda Maria Lupian, 10. Diana Bautista, 11, playing the role of Kendra, and Michelle Salinas, 11, playing Molly, rehearse the final song, “Brand New You.” Charione Berry, 12, jokes with Dani Grant after rehearsal at Willow Oaks Elementary School in Menlo Park.
went home dotted with stickers from head to toe. Dani thanked her own “goddess of knowledge,” Jill Denny, the choir director at Mountain View High School, for passing along the tricks of the teaching trade. “Opportunity”
The difference between the cast’s lack of stage experience, and the extensive background of their high school directors, mirrors the contrasts between Willow Oaks Elementary and Mountain View High. Dani reflected on her high school’s thriving theater program. “I actually choreograph all of their productions, and the involvement has changed my life,” she said. “Most of my friends are in the shows, and we listen to show music in the car, and we are full-on musical theater geeks.” She, along with her band of volunteers, wanted to share that passion with students who didn’t have the same opportunities. It was impossible, watching the kids dance on a small battered linoleum stage in the Willow Oaks cafeteria, to not contemplate the new, versatile stages at renovated public schools on the
other side of Menlo Park. “Big Day”
A week before their opening performance, the cast proved up to the challenge as they rehearsed without half of their leading actors, who were otherwise occupied by parent-teacher conferences, and, possibly, football practice. On Wednesday, Nov. 10, a group of students from Mountain View High set up drums, guitars, and a piano for the musical’s first practice with a live band. “That does not look like a band,” observed actor Jaime Avia, 11, but once the conductor lifted a baton and cued the musicians, he realized they did sound like a band. The kids sounded like performers. The show goes on Friday, Nov. 19, at 5 p.m. in the cafeteria of Willow Oaks Elementary at 620 Willow Road in Menlo Park. The public is invited. Props or not, costumes or not, funding or not, the kids just want to sing.
Cast Jose Andrade Jaime Avia Bryan Bautista Diana Bautista Audemaro Bolivar Alex Cabrera Gloria Cuevas Fernanda Maria Lupian Jesus Magaña Alex Mendoza Adilene Pineda Judith Pineda Sergio Rodriguez Michelle Salinas
Band Megan Conville, piano Blake Dhiessen, guitar Bill Greenwald, conductor Nathan Martinez, drums Blair Moxon, guitar
Volunteers Brian DeAngelis Dani Grant Dor Gvirtsman Layla Kovacevic David Reid
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“Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” Woodside Priory School Theater presents “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” adapted by Matthew Francis. Nov. 18-20, 7-9:30 p.m. Sat. matinee at 1 p.m. $5 student / $12 adult Woodside Priory School-Rothrock Performance Hall, 302 Portola Road, Portola Valley. priory. ticketleap.com/ “Club Fox Comedy Kickoff.” Stan-up comedians Dan St. Paul (VH-1, A&E), Mark Pitta (Tonight Show) and Johnny Steele (SF Comedy Competition Winner). Nov. 26, 8-11 p.m. Tickets $15 adv / $18 door. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway St., Redwood City. Call 650-369-7770. tickets. foxrwc.com/ “Turn of the Screw.” Described by Stephen King as “the quintessential ghost story,” by Henry James. Nov. 7-28 2-4 p.m. $16- $20. Dragon Theatre, 535 Alma St., Palo Alto. Call 650-493-2006. dragonproductions.net
Amy Sedaris. Actress, author, and comedienne Amy Sedaris will talk at this benefit. Tickets include the book “Simple Times.” Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m. $38. Spangenberg Auditorium, 780 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto. Author Peter Lovenheim, “In the Neighborhood.” Shocked by a murdersuicide on his street, Lovenheim resolves to break down the barriers isolating him from his neighbors. He invites himself to sleep over at their houses to answer a question: do neighborhoods matter, and is something lost when we live as strangers next door? Nov. 17, 7-9 p.m. $10-$15. Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. Call 650-223-8664. www.paloaltojcc.org/arts Don’t Get Scammed. A free presentation on “Financial Abuse and Scam Protection” will feature what to look out for and what not to fall for. The program will be presented by Shawna Reeves of the Council on Aging Silicon Valley. Nov. 19, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Free. Avenidas, 450 Bryant St., Palo Alto. Call 650-289-5436. avenidas.org Fixing the Energy System. At a special lecture at Little House on Thursday, Nov. 18, Dr. James Sweeny, Director of the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, will speak to “Fixing the Energy System: Why is it so Hard?” Nov. 18, 5:30-7 p.m. inquire at 650-326-2025 PV Inc Little House, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park,. Call 650-326-2025. www.penvol.org Nora Ephron. The director of “Julie & Julia” and “When Harry Met Sally,” offers her personal insights, recalling everything she hasn’t (yet) forgotten. She reflects on what woman really think when they reach a certain age and what she’s learned along the way. Nov. 21, 2-3 p.m. $12 members; $20 non-members. Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. Call 408-2805530. commonwealthclub.org/sv Sandra Park shares her “If You Live in a Small House,” about growing up KoreanAmerican in Hawaii during the 1950s. Nov. 18, 7 p.m. Free. Books Inc., 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto. Transformed: Turning Found Objects into Fine Art. Six artists in residence at Cubberley Studios: Peter Foley, Inge Infante, Marianne Lettieri, Julie Nelson-Gal, Michael Pauker and Cristina Velazquez will discuss the diverse journey of re-purposing items and ideas into engaging renewed artwork. Nov. 18, 7-9 p.m. Free. Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto. Call 650-329-2366.
“A Grand Adventure” and “Journey In.” Exhibit: “A Grand Adventure” featuring photographer Brandy Brune (Grand Canyon) and “Journey In” featuring oil paintings by Elizabeth Noerdlinger (Iceland and Cape Cod) Through Nov. 21, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. The Main Gallery, 1018 Main St., Redwood City. Call 650710-1018. www.themaingallery.org “Small Treasures.” An exhibit of small works, including small-size paintings and photographs. Nov. 12-Dec. 31, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Portola Art Gallery, 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park. Call 650-321-1220. www.portolaartgallery.com Chiaroscuro Woodcuts from 16thCentury Italy: Promised Gifts from the Kirk Long Collection. Drawn entirely from the collection of Kirk Edward Long, this display traces the evolution of thematic and compositional styles in Italy from the High Renaissance through Mannerism. Through Feb. 27, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford. Cubberley Artists Holiday Open Studios. An afternoon of art viewing, holiday-gift shopping, raffles and refreshments. Nov. 21, 1-5
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Double Barreled BBBs Concert. Silicon Valley Symphony features Julian Brown and Amy Hirago violin soloists; Mayumi Wyrick, violin and Mariko Wyrick, cello. Bach Double Violin Concerto; Brahms “Double Concerto for Violin” and Cello; “Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5.” Nov. 20, 7:30-10 p.m. $20 general; $15 senior/student; children 12 and younger free with adult. Saint Marks Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto. Call 415-287-6002. www.siliconvalleysymphony.net Electronic Musicircus at CCRMA. Join us for an evening of musical performances and sound installations at CCRMA/Stanford. The concert will feature works of all types staged throughout the Knoll in the character of a Musicircus. Nov. 18, 8-9:30 p.m. Free. CCRMA, 660 Lomita Drive, Stanford. Call 650265-8316. New Century Chamber Orchestra presents ‘Waltzing in Appalachia’. New Century Chamber Orchestra presents “Waltzing in Appalachia.” Nov. 19, 8-10 p.m. Tickets: $29 to $49. First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto. http:// www.ncco.org/1011season/waltzinginappalachia.htm Peninsula Symphonic Band Fall Concert. The Peninsula Symphonic Band will hold a tribute concert to their former conductor Dr. Norbert Molder, who died in June. Music by Sousa, Berstein, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Williams and more. Nov. 21, Free. Spangenberg Theatre, 780 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto. Call 408-910-1830. www.psbpaloalto.com Peninsula Symphony’s Holiday Celebration!. Program includes: “Music for Brass” by Gabrieli, “The Lark Ascending” by Vaughan Williams, “Hodie” by Vaughan Williams. Nov. 19 and 21, 8 p.m. and 1 p.m. $20. Stanford Memorial Church, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford. Call 650-941-5291. http://www.peninsulasymphony.org/all-concerts.php
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volleyball set - $30
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Public Notices 995 Fictitious Name Statement LUXE LIFESTYLE MANAGEMENT FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 241322 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Luxe Lifestyle Management at 915 7th Avenue, Redwood City, CA 94063, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): CARLA ARNOLD 915 7th Avenue Redwood City, CA 94063 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on October 7, 2010. (Almanac Oct. 27; Nov. 3, 10, 17, 2010) SOGGIE PAWS MOBILE SPA LLC FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 241555 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Soggie Paws Mobile Spa LLC at 103 Cervantes Rd., Palomar Park, CA 94062, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): SOGGIE PAWS MOBILE SPA LLC 103 Cervantes Rd. Palomar Park, CA 94062 California This business is conducted by: A Limited Liability Company. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on October 21, 2010. (Almanac Oct. 27; Nov. 3, 10, 17, 2010) File No. 241724 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: POTATO CORNER INTERNATIONAL Located at: 6 Briarwood Way, Belmont, CA 94002, COUNTY: San Mateo Is (are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): Potato Corner International, Inc., 6 Briarwood Way, Belmont, CA 94002 This business is conducted by: a Corporation. Corporation/LLC: Yes Organization: DE LLC: No The registrant commenced to transact business under the FBN or names on N/A ``I declare that all information in this statement is true`` (A registrant who declares as true information ``which he or she know to be false is guilty of a crime.) Signature of Registrant: Ben R. Olivas Print Name: BEN R. OLIVAS, Asst. Secretary This statement was filed with Warren Slocum, Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, San Mateo County on November 2, 2010. A FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT EXPIRES FIVE (5) YEARS FROM THE DATE IT WAS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK: Except, as provided in Section 17923 Business and Professions Code, it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement. However, a mere change in the residence address of an individual, general partner or trustee does not cause the statement to expire prior to the end of the five (5) year term. THE STATEMENT EXPIRES UPON THE FILING OF A STATEMNET OF ABANDONMENT. The statement does not expire if a withdrawing partner files and publishes a statement of withdrawl and all other facts remain as originally filed. I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office. WARREN SLOCUM, COUNTY CLERK BY: VERONICA MADRID, Deputy Clerk CN846298 (Almanac Nov. 10, 17, 24; Dec. 1, 2010) EXAEQUO HOLDINGS NV FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 241733 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Exaequo Holdings NV at 915 Mountain Home Rd., Woodside, CA 94062, USA.
Registered owner(s): GREGORIO MA. ARANETA III 915 Mountain Home Rd. Woodside, CA 94062 IRENE M. ARANETA 915 Mountain Home Rd. Woodside, CA 94062 This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on November 2, 2010. (Almanac Nov. 10, 17, 24; Dec. 1, 2010)
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charged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holder's rights against the real property only. This notice is sent for the purpose of collecting a debt. This firm is attempting to collect a debt on behalf of the holder and owner of the note. Any information obtained by or provided to this firm or the creditor will be used for that purpose. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. P757499 11/10, 11/17, 11/24/2010 Almanac
TS # CA-10-373482-CL Order # 100420968-CA-LPI NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 6/14/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier's check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): Felix Dominguez And Rosalinda Dominguez , husband and wife as joint tenants Recorded: 06/23/2005 as Instrument No. 2005-104583 in book xxx, page xxx of Official Records in the Office of the Recorder of San Mateo County, California; Date of Sale: 11/30/2010 at 12:30 PM Place of Sale: At the Marshall St. entrance to the Hall of Justice and Records, 400 County Center, Redwood City, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $314,171.60 The purported property address is: 1335 Holly Burne Ave Menlo Park, CA 94025 Assessors Parcel No. 055-372-320 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for property location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to Aurora Loan Services LLC 10350 Park Meadows Dr. Littleton CO 80124. Pursuant to California Civil Code §2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows:  The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed;  The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder's sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee's Attorney. Date: 11/4/2010 Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 6457711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: (714) 573-1965 or Login to: www.priorityposting.com Reinstatement Line: 619-645-7711 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been dis-
Trustee Sale No. 742944CA Loan No. 5304311219 Title Order No. 100444067-CA-MAI NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 10-30-2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 11-24-2010 at 12:30 PM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 11-08-2006, Book , Page , Instrument 2006-168738, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of SAN MATEO County, California, executed by: JACK ANTHONY HYBL AND BEVERLY JEAN HYBL, HUSBAND AND WIFE AND JOSEPH HYBL, AN UNMARRIED MAN, as Trustor, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., (MERS), SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LENDER,METROCITIES MORTGAGE LLC DBA NO RED TAPE MORTGAGE , IT’S SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS., as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier's check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier's check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier's check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: AT THE MARSHALL STREET ENTRANCE TO THE HALL OF JUSTICE AND RECORDS, 400 COUNTY CENTER, REDWOOD CITY, CA Legal Description: As more fully described in said Deed of Trust Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $1,543,085.92 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 1 CALLADO WAY ATHERTON, CA 94027 APN Number: 073-230-200-5 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold "as is". In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DATE: 10-27-2010 SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT Exhibit DECLARATION PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 2923.54 Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.54, the undersigned loan servicer declares as follows: 1. It has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.54 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; and 2. The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not
apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or Section 2923.55. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Name: Ann Thorn Title: First Vice President CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee (714) 259-7850 or www.fidelityasap.com (714) 573-1965 or www.priorityposting.com Deborah Brignac CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. DEBORAH BRIGNAC, VICE PRESIDENT 9200 OAKDALE AVE MAILSTOP N110612 CHATSWORTH, CA 91311 P759824 11/3, 11/10, 11/17/2010 Almanac Trustee Sale No. 435714CA Loan No. 3014622728 Title Order No. 602131180 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 09-20-2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 12-01-2010 at 12:30 PM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 09-27-2007, Book , Page , Instrument 2007-142462, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of SAN MATEO County, California, executed by: ROGER ABAD AND, MINERVA ABAD, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier's check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier's check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier's check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: AT THE MARSHALL STREET ENTRANCE TO THE HALL OF JUSTICE AND RECORDS, 400 COUNTY CENTER, REDWOOD CITY, CA Legal Description: As more fully described in said Deed of Trust Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $1,680,227.45 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 1357 WOODLAND AVE MENLO PARK, CA 94025 APN Number: 063-452-380-7 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold "as is". In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DATE: 10-29-2010 SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT Exhibit DECLARATION PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 2923.54 Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.54, the undersigned loan servicer declares as follows: 1. It has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.54 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; and 2. The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or Section 2923.55. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association
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continued from Page 39 Name: Ann Thorn Title: First Vice President CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee (714) 259-7850 or www.fidelityasap.com (714) 573-1965 or www.priorityposting.com Deborah Brignac CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. DEBORAH BRIGNAC, VICE PRESIDENT 9200 OAKDALE AVE MAILSTOP N110612 CHATSWORTH, CA 91311 P763730 11/10, 11/17, 11/24/2010 Almanac TSG No.: 4159574 TS No.: 20099077400224 FHA/VA/PMI No.: APN: 070-280-490-7 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 09/04/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 12/07/2010 at 12:30 P.M., First American Trustee Servicing Solutions, LLC f/k/a First American LoanStar Trustee Services, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded 09/11/2007 as Instrument No. 2007-135060, in book, page, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of SAN MATEO County, State of California. Executed by: STEVEN J. EICHLER AND JUDITH L. EICHLER WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER'S CHECK/CASH EQUIVALENT or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (Payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States) *12:30 P.M. AT THE MAIN ENTRANCE TO THE HALL OF RECORDS AT THE COUNTY CENTER, 401 MARSHALL STREET, REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA. All right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in
the property situated in said County and State described as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN THE ABOVE MENTIONED DEED OF TRUST APN# 070-280-490-7 The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 50 VASILAKOS WAY, MENLO PARK, CA 94025. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $1,796,412.50. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the County where the real property is located. Requirements of SB1137 have been met pursuant to the Notice of Sale Declaration of Record. The beneficiary or servicing agent declares that it has obtained from the Commissioner of Corporations a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the Notice of Sale is filed and/or the timeframe for giving Notice of Sale specified in subdivision (s) of California Civil Code Section 2923.52 applies and has been provided or the loan is exempt from the requirements. First American Title Insurance Company First American Trustee Servicing Solutions, LLC f/k/a First American LoanStar Trustee Services, 3 First American Way Santa Ana, CA
92707 Date: 11/12/2010 Authorized Signature DeeAnn Gregory- FOR TRUSTEE'S SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714-480-5690. www.tacforeclosures.com/sales First American Trustee Servicing Solutions, LLC f/k/a First American LoanStar Trustee Services, LLC MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. TAC: 919123 PUB: 11/17; 11/24; 12/01/10. Almanac Trustee's Sale No. 05-SF-98810 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 5/3/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE On 12/8/2010, at 12:30 PM, At the Marshall Street entrance to the Hall of Justice and Records, 400 County Center, in the City of Redwood City, County of San Mateo, State of California REGIONAL SERVICE CORPORATION, a California corporation, as duly appointed Trustee under that certain Deed of Trust executed by Lois Ann Brockoff, trustee of the Brockoff Trust agreement dated November 12, 2001, as Trustors, recorded on 08/17/2005, as Instrument No. 2005-0142035, of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of San Mateo County, State of CALIFORNIA, under the power of sale therein contained, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, for cash, or cashier's check (payable at the time of sale in lawful money of the United States) without warranty express or implied as to title, use, possession or encumbrances, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it as such Trustee, in and to the following described property situated in the aforesaid County and State, to-wit: TAX PARCEL NO. 075134-180-1 From information which the Trustee deems reliable, but for which Trustee makes no representation or warranty, the street address or other common designation of the above described
property is purported to be 16 Old La Honda Road Woodside, CA 94062 .. Said property is being sold for the purpose of paying the obligations secured by said Deed of Trust, including fees and expenses of sale. The total amount of the unpaid principal balance, interest thereon, together with reasonably estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Trustee's Sale is $100,987.51. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c), the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares; that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosures by one or more of the following methods; by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting or the borrower has surrendered the property to the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent and that the compliance with Civil Code Section 2923.5 was made at least thirty (30) days prior to the date of this Notice of Sale. The mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: it has obtained a final or temporary order of exemption and said order is current and valid as of the date of the Notice and the time frame set forth in California Civil Code § 2923.54 does not apply or California Civil Code § 2923.54 does not cover this loan. Dated: 11/14/2010 REGIONAL SERVICE CORPORATION, Trustee 616 1st Avenue, Suite 500 Seattle, WA 98104 By Samantha Cohen, AUTHORIZED AGENT Agent for Trustee: PRIORITY POSTING & PUBLISHING 17501 IRVINE BLVD, SUITE #1 TUSTIN, CA 92780 Telephone Number: (800) 5422550 Sale Information: (714) 573-1965 or http://www.rtrustee.com P768195 11/17, 11/24, 12/01/2010 Almanac
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$1,449,000 4 BR 3.5 BA 2 story Mediterranean on 1.48 ac in a pri6 BR 7 full BA + 3 half Historic Atherton estate updated w/ to downtown shops and dining. Completely remodeled. 5 BR 5.5 BA Fabulous country estate. Prestigious Blue Oaks 4 BR 2 BA BEST VALUE IN PORTOLA VALLEY! Enjoy the vate setting w/pool, gardens and sweeping terrace. Gated finest of modern amenities. Guest house has been designed Detached artist studio. neighborhood, approx. 3 acres of level property. Custom serene setting & views from this updated home w/huge FR/ entrance & long driveway. Garage parking for 4 cars. as music & entertainment center. Must see! bonus rm. Over 1/3 ac in a cul-de-sac location. Scott Dancer 650.851.2666 Christopher Harris 650.324.4456 features throughout! Hugh Cornish
DOWNTOWN CHARMER $1,095,000 $4,995,000 2 BR 1 BA West MP charming cottage with a separate EXQUISITE TUSCAN-STYLE
650.851.2666 Elaine White
5 BR 3.5 BA Santa Barbara style home in a lush setting of 1BR/1BA attached to garage. Abundant light, close to town, 5 BR 5 BA Only 5 yrs old on over 2 acs with pool & amazing mature trees & verdant lawns. Fab. 1bd/1ba guest hse & pool. & an opportunity that is not to be missed! gardens! Light & open flrpln w/dramatic LR, grt-rm kit., & Formal LR & exquisite DR, very spacious FR. Sue Crawford 650.324.4456 informal DR & FR w/access to patio & lawn.
Jean & Chris Isaacson
PRIME WEST ATHERTON
650.324.4456 EXTENSIVELY REMODELED
GORGEOUS NEW CONSTRUCTION $1,495,000 Scott Dancer 4 BR 3.5 BA Elegant living room with vaulted ceilings, formal 650.851.2666 dining room, gourmet kitchen, family room with fireplace LAS LOMITAS SCHOOLS
$898,000 Diane Rothe $3,495,000 3 BR 2.5 BA Light & bright end unit on Sharon Heights golf PANORAMIC VIEWS NEW PRICE!
$3,600,000 overlooks landscaped backyard.
$3,849,000 Ginny & Joe Kavanaugh 4 BR 3 BA Classic center hall colonial home situated on a PANORAMIC VIEWS
MENLO PARK SHARON HEIGHTS ESTATE!
6 BR 6.5 BA Private cul-de-sac home with spectacular 1.4 ac grounds, detached 2-level guesthouse w/full kitchen & 650.323.7751 separate home office. Fabulous pool & spa.
4 BR 3.5 BA Stunning estate w/elegant LR, eat-in kitchen course. Attached 2-car garage & inside laundry. Some updat2 BR 2 BA plus study. Wm Wurster design. Rare level knoll Keri Nicholas overlooks spacious FR, exquisite master suite. Lovely land- ing, new carpets. Las Lomitas Schools. top setting with Bay views, boutique vineyard. 2.6 acres. scaped backyard. See vtour www.kerinicholas.com HEART OF MT. CARMEL $1,469,900 Deanna Tarr 650.324.4456 Fabulous guest house. Keri Nicholas 650.323.7751 NEW PRICE! 3.5 BA Completely rebuilt home (2005) in the heart $499,000 Berdine Jernigan & Sally Lau 650.851.2666 4of BR Mt. Carmel. Gourmet eat-in kitchen adjoins family room JUST LISTED! $2,650,000 1 BR 1 BA Wonderful condo in PPG-built building. New paint UNPARALLELED VIEWS $3,199,000 with access to patio & landscaped backyard. 4 BR 3.5 BA Remodeled home on private, 16,000+SF lot. and carpet. Light and bright! 4 BR 4.5 BA Multi-level, Contemporary house perched on Rose Valerie Dakin 650.323.7751 Redwood Grove. Open family room kitchen + additional John Nelson 650.324.4456 approximately 3.82 acres overlooking sweeping views of the family rm. Beamed vaulted ceilings. Move in condition! STUNNING TOWNHOME $749,000 MOVE RIGHT IN! $399,000 South Bay hills. Award-winning PV schools. Lyn Jason Cobb 650.324.4456 2 BR 2 BA Beautiful unit in Menlo Commons. Newer carpetHugh Cornish 650.324.4456 3 BR 2.5 BA This spacious home has been completely remodeled with quality materials & craftsmanship. Enjoy the NEW PRICE! $2,200,000 ing, wood flooring, appliances & paint. This 55+ complex is STUNNING CONTEMPORARY $3,095,000 park-like grounds and sparkling pool. 3 BR 2.5 BA Home with character on approximately half an minutes to everything MP has to offer! acre in a prime Circus Club location. Moldings, wood floors. J Hickingbotham IV 650.324.4456 4 BR 3.5 BA Spacious, open floorplan and custom finishes, John Alexander 650.323.7751 creekside setting on 1 acre with trampoline, decks and more. Gated, private grounds. Menlo Park schools. AFFORDABLE WEST M.P. $388,888 www.2CreekPark.com DARLING HM-TREE LINED ST $599,000 John & Janet Dore 650.324.4456 1 BR 1 BA Sought-after location in Sharon Heights near Ginny & Joe Kavanaugh 650.851.1961 3 BR 1 BA Darling home on a pretty tree-lined street. Shows VALUE IN WEST ATHERTON $1,295,000 Stanford University.Look out onto greenbelt,trees & sky. well w/hardwood flrs, dual paned windows, updated kit & PRIME WESTRIDGE PARCEL $2,995,000 bath. Large yard w/deck & trellis. Must See! 3 BR 2 BA Elegant living room, formal dining room, kitchen Walk-in closet.Crisp, clean, ready to move in! 650.851.1961 Approx. 3 acs w/ bay & valley views. Minutes to shops, Wendi Selig-Aimonetti opens to spacious family room w/vaulted ceilings. Large Lovinda Beal 650.328.5211 bedrooms, downstairs bedroom or office. trails,Stanford and excellent P.V. schools. www.187Bolivar. PALO ALTO com Keri Nicholas 650.323.7751
OLD PALO ALTO
4 BR 4 BA Gourmet kitchen w/thick granite slabs, marble flrs, + stainless steel appliances. Entertainment terrace, darkbottom pool & ample room for gardening.
3 BR 2.5 BA Stylishly remodeled home on aprx. 2.4 acres with sweeping views to the Bay. A spacious patio and level lawn extend living and entertaining outdoors.
BAY & VALLEY VIEWS
3 BR 2.5 BA Architectural contemporary on approx. 9.6 acres. A pool & sep. located hot tub is positioned within the redwood trees. Minutes to 280 & Sand Hill Rd.
3 BR 3.5 BA + office. Stunning views, 1+ acre. Spacious contemporary on a quiet cul-de-sac! Native landscaping & solar heated pool. Great entertainment home!
4 BR 4.5 BA Amazing opportunity to own 3.7 +/- acres with a huge 4200 SF home overlooking your own Redwood Grove. Minutes away from Hwy 280 and Sand Hill Road.
$12,500,000 $2,750,000 MAGNIFICENT ESTATE 12,825 sq. ft. lot. Separate dining room. Hardwood 8 BR 7 full BA + 3 half On 15.7 acres w/grand sized rooms & $3,485,000 large 2+ useable acres. Very private flag lot at the end of a cul-de- spectacular views. Garden pathways, stone walls and stairs, John Nelson floors, French doors, woodburning fireplace. sac in prestigious Blue Oaks subdivision. Magnificent bay, city, pool, pool house, stables for 8 horses & tennis ct. 4 BR 4.5 BA Premier estate in wonderful Sharon Heights CENTRAL WOODSIDE Debbie Nichols 650.325.6161
$1,499,000 and Windy Hill views. 2 BR 1 BA Older home close to Town Center and Woodside Scott Dancer 650.851.2666 $1,495,000 Judy Byrnes Elementary School. 19,000+ sf flat lot. Sewer. Add on or 650.851.2666 Maya & Jason Sewald 650.323.7751 2 BR 2 BA Award winning design by David Solnick Architect. $9,995,000 build new. $2,649,000 OLD WORLD CRAFTSMANSHIP Open and naturally lit contemporary home, clerestory win- INCREDIBLE VIEWS Judi Kiel 650.851.2666 LOCATION AND HOUSE! $2,095,000 dows throughout. Stainless steel appliances. 4 BR 3.5 BA Rare single-story on sprawling flat acreage with 4 BR 3 full BA + 2 half New Eastern style home on 3.25 ac w/ guesthouse, pool & wrap-around veranda. Spacious formal SUNNY SKYWOOD ACRES $1,399,000 4 BR 3 BA Enjoy both - location and house. Lg.kitchen/ Rod Creason 650.325.6161 Windy Hill & southern hill views. Situated on a quiet cul-de-
location with views of the golf course and western hills and #1 Las Lomitas School District!
MODERN LIVING DOWNTOWN
great room.Formal LR and DR. Oak floors, peaceful yard. 2 fireplaces, 2-car gar.
REMODELED-NEAR SEALE PARK
attention to detail. Elegantly appointed. Separate, completely self-contained guest hse. Detached 3-car garage.
2-STORY STATELY VICTORIAN
sac convenient to schools & shopping.
rooms have coffered, beamed ceilings and stone fireplaces.
4 BR 2.5 BA Approx. 1.48 ac of mostly useable or level land
Gsthse, Spa, Sport Ct. WDS Elem School!
3 BR 2 BA Knoll top setting with spectacular view of Western Hills. Approx. 7 acres, barn, pool, and cottage.
$1,159,000 Judy Byrnes 650.851.2666 and some views toward Bay! Nearby trails, quiet, sunny loca650.851.2666 Ed Kahl tion. Separate 4th bdrm used as office. Nancy Goldcamp 650.325.6161 5 BR 2 BA Expanded and remodeled in 2007. Granite $9,900,000 Jean & Chris Isaacson kitchen, stainless appliances, new roof, floor, master bath. ORGANIC CHIC HOME $2,365,000 PRIVATE WOODSIDE ESTATE 650.851.2666 NEW LISTING! $1,750,000 Great location near Seale Park. 3 BR 2.5 BA This organic & chic home in PV Ranch has a 4 BR 4 BA A rare offering of 8.9 ac, exceptionally private PRIVATE SETTING $1,395,000 3 BR 2 BA Wonderful home remodeled w/impeccable Rod Creason setting, yet close to town. Superb Western Hill views! Pool, 650.325.6161 natural rusticity few can match! Quintessential California $1,079,000 landscape vistas from every room. John Alexander/Darran Ross 650.323.7751 Lyn Jason Cobb 650.324.4456 3 BR 2 BA Turn of the century charmer with period details throughout. Old PA, close to Trader Joe's, Palo Alto Medical LANDMARK ESTATE $2,195,000 HEART OF WEST MENLO $1,798,000 Center. 2 BR 1.5 BA Central Portola Valley - 2 bd main home, 2 guest 3 BR 2 BA Updated one level family home in the heart of Alan & Nicki Loveless/Sharon Witte houses, Large Artist Studio/Workshop & Horse Corral and West Menlo Park. Incredible family/media room, formal LR, 650.325.6161 Stable on 1 level acre. Excellent PV Schools. DR, kitchen w/granite, walk to downtown. Tim Kerns
VIEW! VIEW! VIEW!
650.851.2666 Woodside Schools. $8,500,000 Scott Dancer
5 BR 4.5 BA on 3 ac close to Town. Grand foyer w/curved ELEGANT COUNTRY HOME $998,000 staircase,Great rm & grmt kit. 4-car grg + wrkshop. 4,900 sf 3 BR 2.5 BA This idyllic treasure offers a calm oasis in a barn w/finished int. Pool & stone terraces. secluded street close to neighborhood amenities, & 12 min 650.851.2666 to Town & Freeway. Paradise. Make it yours. 650.851.2666 Ed Kahl
Steven Lessard PORTOLA VALLEY $1,695,000 EUROPEAN-INSPIRED ESTATE $11,000,000 SCENIC SPLENDOR
$2,145,000 COUNTRY ESTATE
TERRIFIC WOODSIDE VALUE! $979,000 3 BR 2.5 BA Updated Sharon Heights home with lovely 5 BR 5 full BA + 2 half Custom built in 2003, Exquisite home, 3 BR 3 BA Stunning home on 2.6 acs (per county) neighbors 4 BR 3.5 BA On 3 acres with 9 year old Craftsman style main 4 BR 2.5 BA Remod. home w/open flrpln, vaulted ceiling & outlook to the bay and Las Lomitas schools. 3 BR/2.5BA/ expansive kitchen, library, media rm, guthse, pool, magical Jasper Ridge Preserve. Lg office/possible guest room/family residence, garages for up to 12 cars, barn for up to 6 horses, gorgeous redwood views. 1+ ac in PV Schls & convenient 2bd/2ba cottage, pool, spa and pond. room. www.380Escobar.com living room/dining room/family room. Rare find! setting approx. 2.5 acs. www.WestridgeEstateHome.com location to Hwy 280. This is a fabulous price! Steve Bellumori
650.324.4456 Ginny & Joe Kavanaugh
$1,299,000 NEW CONSTRUCTION
650.851.1961 Ginny & Joe Kavanaugh
$6,995,000 CLASSIC MID-CENTURY
650.851.1961 Jim McCahon
$1,575,000 PEACEFUL COUNTRY SETTING
650.851.2666 Margot Lockwood
$5,500,000 VIEW LOT
3 BR 3.5 BA Luxury Living at the Mansions. Lovely town 5 BR 5.5 BA Beautiful 5 bedroom contemporary home to 3 BR 2 BA Newly updated w/beamed ceilings, slate & cherry- 3 BR 3.5 BA Rare opportunity on one of Woodside's most Surrounded by open space and located just 0.5 miles west home on a desirable cul-de-sac in Sharon Heights. Award- be completed in the Spring of 2011. Panoramic views of the wood floors, Caesarstone and European fixtures/appliances. scenic country lanes. Over 3 acs of beautiful forested land on of Skyline Blvd. Magnificent redwoods and stunning views Greer Rd. Close to Town center & WDS school. Flat sunny lot w/3 patios. www.120Gabarda.com winning Las Lomitas School District. Bay and Western hills. toward the coast. Close to Hwy 280.
650.324.4456 Bonnie Biorn
650.324.4456 Ginny & Joe Kavanaugh
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650.851.1961 Scott Dancer
650.851.2666 Jean & Chris Isaacson
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214 Walnut Street, Menlo Park In the Heart of the Willows
Open House Sunday 11/21 1:30 to 4:30
Enter through the garden gate into this inviting three bedroom, one bath home. The kitchen is newly remodeled and opens to the family area, deck and patio beyond. Hardwood floors accent the charm of this Willows home. The detached two car garage is accessed from the adjacent alley way allowing for the maximum use of the yard. A bonus room in the garage could be an office or exercise room. Mature white birch trees highlight this lovely property. List Price $820,000
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NEW LOGO… SAME GREAT TEAM ! Cashin Company has been acquired by Coldwell Banker Kristin Cashin Group is proud to be part of Coldwell Banker! Our office location in Menlo Park and contact information remain the same. We look forward to providing you with continuing excellent service supported by this international leader in real estate.
758 Center Drive Palo Alto
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440 Ringwood Avenue Menlo Park
Extensively updated 4-bed, 3.5-bath home with new kitchen & master bath; ~3,057 sq. ft. on corner lot of ~8,487 sq. ft. in Crescent Park
Charming 4-bedroom, 3-bath in Woodside Plaza; great updated kitchen and master bath; ~2,850 sq. ft., lot size of ~6,120 sq. ft.
Great Menlo Oaks location set way back from the street; incredible value in a lush garden setting; 4 beds, 3 baths; ~2,880 sq. ft.
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CASHIN COMPANY MENLO PARK (650) 614-3500 PALO ALTO (650) 853-7100
PORTOLA VALLEY (650) 529-2900 WOODSIDE (650) 529-1000 LOS ALTOS (650) 948-8050 SAN CARLOS (650) 598-4900 SAN MATEO (650) 343-3700 BURLINGAME (650) 340-9688
This exquisite 3BD/2BA condo is beautiful. The home features a large kitchen with top of the line appliances, granite counters & hardwood cabinets. There is a full dining room & large living room with an Italian fireplace.
Offered at $1,299,000
LOS ALTOS – Charming, spacious 3bd/2ba ranch hm in sought after Los Altos location within Mtn. View High district. New roof, hrdwd floors, huge garage. Expansive lot w/lush lawns, fenced pool & lrg side yd for boat or rv parking.
Elizabeth Daschbach (650) 614-3500
Offered at $1,398,000
This gorgeous 4BD/2BA has Formal entry w/ skylight, large formal living rm, family rm overlooking backyard, sunny kitc w/breakfast bar opens to dining room w/fireplace, lush grounds w/lawn, flowers & patio. Top schools.
Offered at $849,000
LOS ALTOS – Charming cottage with private garden setting. Single story. Close to amenities. Fruit trees. Excellent Los Altos location and schools.
Deniece W Smith (650) 948-8050
Offered at $829,000
Updated 2bed/3ba home w/spacious master suite, den, living room, dining room, eat-in kitchen, wet bar, gleaming hardwood floors & more. Beautifully manicured grounds and trellised rear patio.
Offered at $1,725,000
You will live well in this charming 2BR/2BA condo. Engaging residence featuring low-chore living. Two-car garage. Indulge yourself in a gem!
Offered at $959,000
Nadine Matityahu (650) 948-8050
Offered at $2,338,000
Vickie Burgess/ Denise Villeneuve $599,900
Best value in MP! Immaculate, 2bd/2ba condo in desirable complex w/beautiful park like grounds. Updated kit w/all new quality appl’s. Spacious & light LR & DR w/new carpet & paint. Low dues. Close to Stanford, I-280, shopping & MP schools.
Offered at $498,000
■ MENLO PARK – This lovely 5bd/4.5ba home with separate cottage, is beautiful & private. Arched doorways lead to a formal dining rm & then into the kitchen with large island, granite counters & updated appliances.
Dana Cappiello (650) 529-1000
Offered at $2,495,000
Excellent opportunity to build in the heart of Montara, views of Montara Mountains, hiking, biking, surfing. Plans for handicap accessible home. 20 minutes to SF.
Offered at $295,999
Offered at $5,200,000
Offered at $2,125,000
Offered at $2,285,000
It’s rare to have Awesome views & huge level yard fully landscaped. This 4/5.5 home custom built 8 yrs ago is in a prime location. Elegant living room, formal dining room, gourmet kitchen. Attached 3 car garage.
Offered at $1,996,000
This lovely Mediterranean home shows like new! 4BD/3BA w/cathedral ceilings & fireplace in LR, spacious kitchen w/granite counters & SS appliances. Ground level bedroom for gst/au pair. Backyard w/artist studio, fountain, patio w/pavers. Sally Kwok Offered at $925,000 Great 4BR/3BA home in Woodside Plaza; Updated kitchen & bathrooms. Freshly painted inside & out. Redwoods provide serene patio setting.
Offered at $799,000
Excellent Ground level 2bd/2ba Condo plus Den. Large Master Bedroom with Walk in closet and organizer. Kitchen is spacious w/newer corian countertops & wood floors. Crown Molding, new carpet, bathroom floors & paint throughout.
Kristin Cashin (650) 614-3500
Offered at $1,849,000
MENLO PARK – New Price on this Charming Bungalow. Neat and tidy with 6050 sq. foot lot (approx). Hardwood floors. Menlo Park Schools! Call for an appointment!
Offered at $738,000
Offered at $599,000
This extensively upgraded tri-level 4BR/2.5BA home will delight everyone with its whole house audio/video & home automation features. The flow of the interior floor plan & exterior landscaping are ideal for entertaining indoors & out.
Roberta & Jan
Offered at $789,000
PALO ALTO – Superbly designed luxury home in desirable College Terrace neighborhood. New construction with 7bd/7.5ba, full basement, gourmet kitchen, 5 fireplaces, custom details and natural light throughout.
Mary Jo McCarthy (650) 614-3500
Offered at $3,695,000
Lovely Colonial in San Mateo Park, Large formal dining room and living room, Eat in Kitchen, 5 spacious bedrooms, 3 full baths, 2+car garage. Great Location bordering Hillsborough and Burlingame on a beautiful corner lot.
Offered at $1,749,000
This San Mateo Villa Park home has been lovingly cared for & thoughtfully maintained. Filled with natural light & conveniently arranged on 1 level.
Offered at $850,000
PALO ALTO – Magnificent updated home in the heart of Crescent Park! This 4BR/3.5 BA home is close to Pardee Park and offers refined architectural details and well designed floor plan.
Kristin Cashin (650) 614-3500
Offered at $2,998,000
Beautifully updated 3BR/2BA home with a sophisticated floor plan. Hardwood Floors in the Living/Family room. Stainless Steel appliances, spacious kitchen and interior rooms. Close to schools, shopping & dining.
Offered at $659,500
This mid-century modern 3BD/2.5BA home has been remodeled & updated. Ready for you to customize the wall colors, flooring and appliances to suit your lifestyle. Portola Valley School District.
This 2 BR/1BA Ranch style home w/brick in front. Deck is to be takes AS-IS cond. Eat-in kit w/white cabnts, Formica cntrs, free stand elect range w/self clean oven. Living/dining rm combo w/f/p, dbl paned slider to deck & lrg backyd.
Rachel J. Siress
MENLO PARK – 4 BR/3BA House set on private sunswept lot. Hardwood floors on main level with office, family room & bedroom. 3BR’S upstairs with cathedral ceilings. Hot tub in private rear yard. Attached 2-car garage.
Set on a knoll in the Blue Oaks Community of Portola Valley, this home is a masterpiece. Just 4 years old, the residence features 4BD/3 full + 3 half baths, and office. Large outdoor entertaining area.
MENLO PARK – 3BR/3.5BA immaculate home in the sought after Felton Gables area, remodeled gourmet kitchen, hardwood flrs & vaulted ceilings. Beautiful gardens surround a pool & spa w/waterfall & cottage which could be office or 4th bdrm.
An amazing Emerald Hills location with the finest quality materials & great floor plan. Stunning new custom home with phenomenal peninsula views. Spacious 5 bedroom 5.5 bath home with office. Detached 3-car garage.
Charming 2bd/2.5ba townhome with cook’s kitchen, two separate master suites with private baths, upstairs laundry, 9-foot ceilings & wood burning fireplace in living room. Bonus area with built-ins. Attached 1-car garage. LOS ALTOS HILLS – Palo Alto school district. 5BR/3.5BA + bonus room located on very quiet cul-desac. Living room, family room and formal dining room on a acre+/- lot. 2 car garage. Open house Nov. 14.
Offered at $1,495,000
Offered at $425,000
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REDWOOD CITY – Spectacular Farm Hill Estate location! 5bd/3ba,3-car garage. Vaulted ceilings, Large family rm, sep dining rm, living rm w/hi ceilings & wood burning f’place. Wrap around backyard & patio perfect for entertaining. Wonderful neighborhood.
Stella Kitzmiller (650) 614-3500
Offered at $1,275,000
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C O L DW E L L B A N K E R
NEW CONSTRUCTION 6IEWS
Beautiful 5 bedroom contemporary home to be completed in the Spring of 2011. Panoramic views of the Bay and Western hills.
"ONNIE "IORN 650.888.0846 firstname.lastname@example.org
LAS LOMITAS SCHOOLS. -UST 3EE
Historic 6 BR/7 full+3 half bath Atherton estate updated w/finest of modern amenities. Guest house has been designed as music & entertainment center.
Remodeled 4 BR/3.5 BA home on private, 16,000+SF lot. Redwood Grove. Open family room kitchen + additional family rm. Beamed vaulted ceilings.
,YN *ASON #OBB 650.464.2622
VINTAGE OAKS (ANNA 7AY
Due to a spring completion date, there is still time for some customization to make the home perfect for you. Please call for details and for an appointment to view the property and plans.
Carol MacCorkle 650.868.5478
3-LEVEL PARK FOREST HOME PRIME LADERA LOCATION! 3TONE 0INE ,ANE
Chic living! Updated attached home in Park Forest with soaring ceilings, great room kitchen, private garden terrace and community pool.
4OM ,E-IEUX 650.323.7745
2 BR 1 BA Older home close to Town Center and Woodside Elementary School. 19,000+ sf flat lot. Sewer. Add on or build new.
% #HARLESTON 2OAD
SUNNY SKYWOOD ACRES 2ANCH 2D
4 BR 2.5 BA Approx. 1.48 ac of mostly useable or level land and some views toward Bay! Nearby trails, quiet, sunny location. Separate 4th bedroom used as office.
,OREN $AKIN 650.714.8662
2 BR 1 BA Spacious home with gourmet kitchen w/granite counters. Bonus area in laundry area for office. Detached 1 car garage. Fenced yard w/private back yard.
650.323.7751 s 7OODSIDE 650.851.2666 s Portola Valley 650.851.1961
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*EAN #HRIS )SAACSON 650.387.8427/650.352.3430 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Located in a desirable complex. Living room/dining room combo with vaulted ceilings, two master suites, attached 1-car garage, pool & spa in complex.
Menlo Park 650.324.4456
Elegant L/R w/fp, gourmet eat-in kit opens to spacious FR, master suite w/private BA, custom finishes thruout, A/C, landscapted backyard, MP schools.
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-ARGOT ,OCKWOOD 650.400.2528